Aikido

Aikido – From Japan: a martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba (often referred to by his title 'O Sensei' or 'Great Teacher').

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Gatka

Gatka – India: meaning: “a three-hand span stick, a club, an Indian club or a mace” Gatka is the martial art of the Sikhs, and is tied in with the religion Sikhism.

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Bokator

Bokator - Cambodian: meaning "pounding a lion" is a martial art that includes close hand-to-hand combat, ground techniques and weapons.

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Hapkido

Hapkido - Korea: meaning "the way of coordinating energy", "the way of coordinated power" or "the way of harmony" is a discipline of coordination, a way of strengthening the mind and body, of fusing the individuals physical and mental powers so that he or she will emerge as a more fully integrated human being.

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - (BJJ) is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting.

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Judo

Judo - Japan: meaning "the gentle way" - derived from the ancient Japanese martial art called Jujitsu (also referred to as Jujutsu or Jiu-jitsu), an ancient system of hand-to-hand combat practiced by highly skilled samurai and ninja warriors on the battlefields of feudal Japan.

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Capoeira

Capoeira - Brazil: (pronounced Capo-wa-ra) is a Brazilian art form and self-defense; with strong aerobic and dance elements.

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Jujitsu

Ju Jitsu - Japan: meaning "gentle art" is a martial art founded on the ancient Japanese system of combat and self-defence without weapons, and the basis for many modern forms of combat sports, such as judo, aikido and karate.

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Eskrima

Eskrima - Philippines: meaning "skirmish" - a mostly weapons-based fighting style that combines punches, kicks, takedowns and joint lock techniques with stick and sword or knife fighting techniques.

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Karate

Karate – Japan: meaning "empty hand" - began as a training practice for monks in the ancient Orient.

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